Guide to the Fairytale World: Best Christmas Parks in Greece
Christmas and New Year are just around the corner. Cities all over Greece are dressed up and Christmas theme parks have opened their doors to everyone who wants to get in the festive mood. Let’s take a look at the best Christmas parks in Greece to visit with kids.
1. The Christmas Factory, Technopolis, Athens
In the Gazi area, in the center of Athens, the Christmas Factory, the largest Christmas Park in the capital opens annually. The whole family can spend the day here together: meeting with Agios Vasilis, the Greek Santa Claus, and the elves; a dance floor for both young and old; holiday shows; a toy factory at Digital Christmas; workshops – 10 new interactive masterclasses are open, from a ghostly maze to creative confectionery sessions. Among the attractions are a Ferris wheel, an ice rink, trains, and slides, as well as numerous wooden stalls selling delicious Christmas treats.
The park is open from November 25, 2023, to January 6, 2024. Entrance fee: € 8.
2. The Mill of Elves, Trikala
The Mill of Elves is the largest Christmas park in Greece. Operating for 12 years, it captivates not only children but also adults with its spectacle. The park is spread over a vast area, offering attractions such as carousels and roller coasters; a Playmobil park; a chocolate factory where elves and fairies make chocolate and cookies; an ice rink; a large stage hosting nightly concerts and performances for children; a Christmas bazaar with local products, and, of course, the house of Agios Vasilis.
Moreover, the city of Trikala is one of the most picturesque cities in Greece. The Litheos River, which runs through the city center, enhances its charm.
The park operates from November 24, 2023, to January 7, 2024. Admission is free.
3. Oniroupolis / The City of Dreams, Drama
The largest park in northern Greece, the City of Dreams, has brought smiles and a festive atmosphere to thousands of visitors for 20 years! Fairies, elves, reindeer, goblins, snowmen, and even Agios Vasilis live in a place that smells like Christmas. Every year, the city garden and central square of Drama transform into magical scenes, and all visitors become the main characters of a real Christmas fairy tale: Oniroupolis. Also, because Drama is located in the north of Greece and it often snows here, you can experience the most authentic winter holiday!
The park is open from December 2nd, 2023, to January 7th, 2024. Admission is free.
Embark on a magical journey, immersing yourself in enchanting festivities. Uncover the wonder at the Best Christmas Parks in Greece have to offer, creating special moments for kids. Let the holiday magic begin, and watch the joy light up the faces of little ones!